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  1. The 13 most Instagrammable places in Iceland

    As Iceland tops the list of the safest places in the world to live in, take a tour of the most picturesque spots around the island – they might just tempt you to get packing

    By Nanna Gunnars
  2. Færøerne

    The Faroe Islands are an untouched hiking paradise

    Situated in the North Atlantic between Scotland and Iceland, the Faroe Islands isn’t at the top of many people’s dream destination lists. And that’s fine, because for hikers, the sparsely populated rocks are paradise

    By Ása Steinars
  3. How singer-songwriter Laufey is bringing jazz to the TikTok generation

    The Icelandic-Chinese artist talks about her love for storytelling, growing up in Reykjavik and why her new record is like a "personal diary"

    By Gabriele Dellisanti
  4. What happened the day Iceland's women went on strike

    On this day in 1975 an estimated 90% of the country's women downed tools and stopped working as part of the strike for women's rights in Iceland. Here, one of the original protestors Guðrún Jónsdóttir reflects on what galvanised the country's women back then and how, still today, there's much work...

    By Lauren Crosby Medlicott
  5. How jazz-sensation Laufey turned lockdown into a world tour: The Icelandic artist's untold story

    While many spent lockdown baking sourdough or knitting, Laufey spent it becoming a superstar. The Icelandic-Chinese artist’s signature sound – bedroom pop seeped gorgeously, unexpectedly in jazz – has seen her grow from TikTok darling to stopped-on-the-street famous. As she prepares to release her...

    By Natalie Salmon
  6. Eliza reid

    Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, on the bizarre reality of being "somebody's human accessory"

    Eliza Reid went from small farming town outside of Ottawa, Canada, to First Lady of Iceland. And in the process decided to she wanted to have something to say rather than be seen as "somebody's wife". So since 2016, she has been talking about everything from “stigma-free sexuality” to “claiming the...

    By Mosha Lundström Halbert
  7. Wedding venue Stornappstind Lofoten, Norway

    Take a tour of the most breathtaking outdoor wedding venues in the Nordics

    The conventional choice is for everyone else – it’s your big moment after all and you want your special day (and venue) to be unforgettable. Here's the best alternative outdoor spots for alfresco nuptials

    By Ása Steinars
  8. How Icelanders' belief in elves is helping win environmental battles

    Protection of elvish habitats has become a key environmental rallying cry

    By Davina Catt
  9. Ása Steinars' Wedding Diaries, part one: The proposal and the planning

    Explorer and content creator Ása Steinars is embarking on one of her biggest adventures yet: getting married. Here, the Vogue Scandinavia nature expert tracks her journey to blushing bride.

    By Ása Steinars
  10. Reykjavik Culture Night: These are the 'must-do’s to check off your list

    Marking the start of the Icelandic capital's cultural year, Reykjavik Culture Night on Saturday 19 August delivers an unmissable program of events. With so much on offer, Vogue Scandinavia rounds up the best to make a beeline to

    By Georgina Rickmers
  11. How 66°North went from dressing Icelandic fishermen to a fashion week favourite

    66°North is having a moment, counting everyone from Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen to MØ as fans. We spoke to the Icelandic label's owners to find out how they're navigating a new future for a time-honoured brand

    By Frances Leach
  12. Lavabread

    Icelandic Lava Bread: The beautiful tradition of baking bread in the ground

    While the demand for lava bread has erupted in recent years, the distinctly Icelandic tradition actually goes back centuries. We travel to a remote volcano to get to know the unorthodox bakers digging up delicious bread from the earth

    By Mosha Lundström Halbert